Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900 is a biographical register of former members of the University of Cambridge which was edited by the mathematician John Venn (1834–1923) and his son John Archibald Venn (1883–1958) and published by Cambridge University Press in ten volumes between 1922 and 1953. Over 130,000 individuals are covered, with more extended biographical detail provided for post-1751 matriculants.
John Venn, a fellow and later president of Caius College, Cambridge, began this huge project after completing a biographical register of members of his own college.  Part I of Alumni Cantabrigienses, in four volumes, covered those who matriculated at Cambridge up to 1751. Although publication was delayed by World War I, Venn lived to see the first two volumes of Part I published before his death in 1923. They were a collaboration between Venn and his son, J. A. Venn, fellow and (from 1932) president of Queens' College, Cambridge: Alumni Cantabrigienses was continued by J. A. Venn as "the work which occupied him for most of his life".  With support from the syndics of Cambridge University Press, the younger Venn saw the two remaining volumes of Part I through the press, and (from 1940 to 1954) six volumes comprising Part II, covering 1752–1900 matriculations.
Beyond details of an individual's progression at the University of Cambridge, the information provided in Alumni Cantabrigienses may include: dates and place of birth and death; the names of parents, siblings and spouses; schooling, occupation, and notable accomplishments; and references to sources cited. The Venns compiled Alumni Cantabrigienses from university records (matriculation registers and degree lists), written sources, and archives which included college admission registers, episcopal registers, college accounts, genealogical collections and documents in public record offices.  For pre-1500 matriculations, their work has been superseded by that of A. B. Emden,  but "the bulk of the work [...] has not been paralleled, let alone surpassed",  and Alumni Cantabrigienses has twice been reprinted in facsimile. 
An ongoing project at the University of Cambridge is integrating Alumni Cantabrigienses with Emden's material, registers of women's colleges (members of Girton and Newnham colleges were not given full university membership until 1947) and other sources, amounting to over 20,000 cards of addenda and corrigenda.  The results are available online as a searchable database. 
Thomas Sawbridge was Dean of Ferns from 1728 until his death on 30 May 1733.
John Copping was Dean of Clogher from 1738 until his death in 1743.
Jaques Sterne was a cleric and politician in the mid 18th century. He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1720. He held livings at Rise and Hornsea. He was Archdeacon of Cleveland from 1735 until 1750; and then of East Riding from 1750 until 1755. His Alumni Cantabrigienses entry describes him as a
"A well known and eccentric figure in York- a violent Whig politician"
Degory Nicholls was a 16th-century priest and academic.
Richard Fisher BelwardD.D. FRS was an academic in England in the second half of the 18th century and the early years of the 19th. He was born Richard Fisher, adopting the name Belward in 1791.
Thomas Attwood was a 15th-century priest and academic.
William Buckenham was a 16th-century priest and academic.
John Barly, D.D. was a priest and academic at the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th.
Henry Costessey, B.D. was a priest and academic in the 15th century.
John Barker, D.D. was a priest and academic in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Samuel Blythe, D.D. was Master of Clare College from 1678 until his death.
Edmund Hownde, D.D. was a priest and academic in the 16th century.
Lynford Caryl, D.D. was an English academic, Master of Jesus College, Cambridge from 1758 until 1771.
Francis Aldrich, D.D. was an academic in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
Edward Lany, FRS was Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge from 1707 until his death.
Thomas Browne, D.D. was Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge from 1694 until his death.
Matthew Stokys is the third recorded Registrary of the University of Cambridge.
Thomas Smith was the fourth recorded Registrary of the University of Cambridge.
William Mostyn was a 17th-century Welsh Anglican priest.
Owen Owen was a Welsh Anglican priest in the 16th century.